Srikanth

  • Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth rises to World No.16 17-04-2014 11:54 PM

    Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth made a remarkable leap of nine places in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) men's singles rankings released on Thursday. Backed by his semifinal appearance at the recently concluded Singapore Open Super Series, where he lost to World No.1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, the Hyderabadi...
  • Srikanth goes down fighting to Lee Chong Wei in Singapore Open semis 12-04-2014 05:18 PM

    Singapore: India's rising shuttler Kidambi Srikanth went down in the men's singles semi-finals but not before giving a tough fight to Malaysian World No.1 Lee Chong Wei at the $300,000 Singapore Open Super Series here on Saturday. Despite putting up a strong showing against the top seed, the World No.25...
  • Singapore Open semi-final: as it happened 12-04-2014 02:57 PM

    Indian shuttler and world number 25 faces top seed Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in the Singapore Open badminton semi-finals. Srikanth got the better of world number 14 Hun Yu of Hong Kong 17-21, 21-14, 21-19 in a marathon quarter-final. Srikkanth battled for an hour and three minutes, to set...
  • Srikanth enters semis, Sindhu crashes out of Singapore Open 11-04-2014 04:54 PM

    Singapore: India's Kidambi Srikanth registered a hard-fought win to enter the semi-finals of the men's singles event of the Singapore Super Series even as P V Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth crashed out in straight games, here on Friday. Srikanth got the better of world number 14 Hun Yu of...
  • Sindhu, Srikanth and Sai Praneeth reach Singapore Open quarterfinals 10-04-2014 06:52 PM

    Singapore: Teen sensation P V Sindhu entered the quarterfinals with a victory in women's singles but it was young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, who created a flutter at the USD 300,000 Singapore Super Series, with a stunning win over world number 10 Tien Minh Nguyen of Vietnam on Thursday. Another...
  • Sindhu, Kashyap enter second round of Swiss Open 12-03-2014 11:27 AM

    Basel: Top Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and Anand Pawar got off to winning starts, notching up victories in their respective opening round singles matches at the the USD 125,000 Swiss Grand Prix Gold tournament here on Wednesday. World championship bronze medallist Sindhu posted a comfortable 21-18 21-15...
  • Saina in second round, Sindhu out of All England Championship 06-03-2014 12:07 AM

    Birmingham: Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal emerged as the lone survivor at the USD 400000 All England Championship, thrashing Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour in straight-games to reach the second round even as compatriot P V Sindhu fell by the wayside, here. The 23-year-old notched up an easy 21-15 21-6 win over...
  • Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth book semi-final berths at Indian GP Gold 24-01-2014 07:26 PM

    Lucknow: Top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu and national champion K Srikanth continued their rampaging run with contrasting victories to reach the semi-finals of the USD 120,000 India Grand Prix Gold tournament on Friday. Saina, the London Olympics bronze medallist, was on course for her first title of the...
  • Kamalinee can essay any role with ease: Krishna Vamsi 21-01-2014 05:09 PM

    Chennai: Kamalinee Mukherjee, who has had back-to-back flops in Telugu filmdom in the last two years, will be next seen in Krishna Vamsi's upcoming yet-untitled Telugu film. The director says that the actress is a perfect amalgamation of experience, beauty and confidence. She is paired in the film opposite Meka...
  • Srikanth to sport long hair in Krishna Vamsi's film 10-01-2014 03:17 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Meka Srikanth is looking forward to the yet-untitled Telugu film of filmmaker Krishna Vamsi because he will be essaying a role closer to his real age and also because he will get to sport long locks. The 45-year-old last sported long hair in 2011 Telugu actioner 'Dushasana'. "There...
  • Uday was always stubborn, shocked he's gone: Srikanth 06-01-2014 12:21 PM

    Chennai: Telugu actor Meka Srikanth is shocked and saddened that a stubborn person like his co-star, friend and "brother" Uday Kiran decided to commit suicide. On Sunday night, Uday, 33, hanged himself from the ceiling in his flat in Hyderabad. "He (Uday) was not just an actor in the industry....
  • PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth win national badminton titles 23-12-2013 07:34 PM

    New Delhi: Top shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth won the women's and men's titles, respectively, at the 78th Senior National Badminton Championships at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here Monday. World Championship bronze medallist Sindhu won her second national title after 2011 while it is a first for Thailand...
  • Jackie Shroff roped in for 'C/O Footpath 2' 17-11-2013 02:18 PM

    Chennai: Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff will feature in upcoming Kannada drama 'C/O Footpath 2', a follow-up to the 2006 film 'C/O Footpath'. 'C/O Footpath' was directed by Kishan Srikanth, who was only 10-year-old that time and became the world's youngest film director. "This film is not a sequel because most...
  • Director Bapu remembers AV Subrahmanyam for his natural comedy 10-11-2013 03:53 PM

    Chennai: Director Bapu aka Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana, who introduced actor A.V. Subrahmanyam into Telugu films, says the late actor's biggest strength was making people laugh effortlessly. Subrahmanyam, who died Friday due to liver-related problems, made his cinematic debut with Subrahmanyam's Telugu family drama 'Mr. Pellam'. "Writer Indraganti Srikanth Sarma introduced...
  • Praneeth, Anand qualify for main draw in French Super Series 22-10-2013 11:12 PM

    Paris: Indian shuttlers B Sai Praneeth, Anand Pawar and K Srikanth reached the main draw of the French Super Series after notching up contrasting victories in the men's singles qualifiers on Tuesday. Seeded fourth in the qualifiers, Praneeth registered a 21-14, 21-15 win over Finland's Ville Lang in the opening...
  • 'Swamy Ra Ra' to be remade in Malayalam 16-10-2013 11:30 AM

    Chennai: Crime comedy 'Swamy Ra Ra', which was one of the few Telugu films of the recent past to enjoy a 100-day run at the box-office, will soon be remade in Tamil and Malayalam. Tamil actor Srikanth has bought the remake rights of the film. "I have the remake rights...
  • Indian shuttlers exit Japan Open 20-09-2013 02:09 PM

    Tokyo: The Indian challenge at the $200,000 Japan Open Super Series ended here on Friday after shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, K. Srikanth and HS Prannoy lost their respective men's singles quarter-finals at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium. Fifth seeded Vietnamese Tien Minh Nguyen overcame Mumbai's Jayaram in straight games in 40 minutes....
  • Prannoy, Srikanth reach QF, Sindhu crashes out in Japan 19-09-2013 01:55 PM

    Tokyo: Young Indian shuttlers K Srikanth and HS Prannoy advanced to the quarter-finals of men's singles competition in the Japan Open with superb wins but it was curtains for teen sensation PV Sindhu at the USD 200,000 Super Series event here on Thursday. World No 56 Prannoy, who has been...
  • PV Sindhu, Pawar, Jayaram reach second round of Japan Open 18-09-2013 05:56 PM

    Tokyo: It was a good day for Indian shuttlers as PV Sindhu and others moved into the second round of the Japan Open Super Series being held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium here on Wednesday. Sindhu, K Srikanth, Ajay Pawar, Ajay Jayaram, HS Prannoy and the combine of Manu Attri...
  • Kishan to direct the sequel of 'Care of Foot Path' 16-09-2013 06:26 PM

    Master Kishan, who holds the Guinness record for directing a film 'Care of Foot Path' at the age of nine, has decided to make the sequel of the film. 'Care of Foot Path 2' will be made in Kannada and Hindi simultaneously. If reports are to be believed, Avika Gor...
  • IBL is a great thing to happen: Srikanth 01-09-2013 12:08 PM

    Mumbai: The disappointment of finishing as runners-up notwithstanding, Awadhe Warriors' shuttler K Srikanth said he goes home a richer player from the inaugural Indian Badminton League after getting some valuable lessons of the game from seasoned international stars. "IBL is a great thing to happen. Badminton has been on the...
  • Warriors defeat Pistons, both book SF berths in IBL 27-08-2013 09:14 AM

    Hyderabad: Awadhe Warriors won 3-2 against the Pune Pistons as both teams booked their semi-final berths at the inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL) here on Monday. The Lucknow-based team bagged four points with the win and top the standings with 16 points. The Pistons too are on 16 but have...
  • IBL: Sindhu, Srikanth guide Awadhe Warriors to 2-1 lead 22-08-2013 10:37 PM

    Pune: Rising shuttlers PV Sindhu K Srikanth won their respective singles matches as Awadhe Warriors lead 2-1 over Krrish Delhi Smashers in the inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL). World number four Malaysian pair of Kien Keat Koo and Boon Hoeng Tan pulled one back in the men's doubles competition for...
  • Promising shuttlers thrilled and surprised after IBL auction 25-07-2013 08:10 PM

    New Delhi: India's promising shuttlers such as K Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth are both thrilled and excited with the interests the franchises showed on them in the Indian Badminton League auctions held here on Monday. 20-year-old Srinkath, who was bagged by Awadhe Warriors for a pay cheque of USD...
  • I can win a Grand Prix gold, says Sai Praneeth 26-06-2013 04:15 PM

    New Delhi: One of India's most promising shuttlers, Sai Praneeth feels he has the quality to compete with the best in the business and emulate compatriots Parupalli Kashyap and K Srikanth in winning a Grand Prix Gold title. In a week's time, Praneeth stunned two top players -- former World...
  • Shuttler Srikanth to start campaign against Hurskainen 17-06-2013 05:55 PM

    Singapore: Thailand Open champion K Srikanth will look to continue his rampaging form and qualify for the main draw when he begins his campaign in the Singapore Super Series here on Tuesday. Second seed in the qualifiers, Srikanth will take on Henri Hurskainen of Sweden in his opener. Among other...
  • Shuttler Srikanth defies odds to win Thailand Open Grand Prix 09-06-2013 12:02 PM

    Bangkok: K Srikanth became the latest badminton sensation to emerge from India as he lifted his maiden men's singles title with a stunning straight-game triumph over top-seeded local favourite Boonsak Ponsana at the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold here today. The 20-year-old from Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, beat world No. 8...
  • Shuttler K Srikanth enters the final at Thailand Open 08-06-2013 01:24 PM

    Bangkok: Indian shuttler K Srikanth entered the final of the Thailand Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after registering a comfortable straight-game victory over local favourite Thammasin Sitthikom in the men's singles event here on Saturday. Srikanth, seeded 13th, took 43 minutes to overcome his opponent 21-14 21-18 at the Nimitbutr...
  • Thailand Open: Srikanth K in semis; Saina Nehwal, Prannoy HS out 07-06-2013 08:00 PM

    Bangkok: On a day when compatriots Saina Nehwal and Prannoy HS failed to clear the quarterfinal hurdle in the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament, Srikanth K was the lone Indian to survive and march into the semifinals Friday. Srikanth, seeded 13th, dominated his South Korean opponent Wan Ho...
  • Indian-origin Srinivasan confirmed as top US court judge 24-05-2013 03:26 AM

    Washington: Indian-American Srikanth Srinivasan on Thursday scripted history after he was confirmed as the first South Asian judge to America's second highest court. Described as "trailblazer" by US President Barack Obama, Chandigarh-born Srinivasan's nomination to the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit was unanimously approved by...